Kevin E. Smith Dr. Smith
Anthropology Program Director
Professor
Ph.D., 1992
Vanderbilt University


Office: TODD 313
Phone: (615)898-5958
Email: Kevin.Smith@mtsu.edu
Homepage

Areas of interest:
Prehistoric Archaeology, 19th-Century
Historic Archaeology, Public Archaeology,
Chiefdoms

Office Hours: 
Wednesday 10:00am-2:00pm
Tuesday/Thursday 7:00-7:45am and 11:15am-2:15pm

Spring 2014 Class Schedule:


ANTH 3410 Linguistic Anthropology TR, Peck Hall 318 8:00 to 9:25am
ANTH 3610 Archaeological Methods TR, Peck Hall 110 9:40-11:05am




Publications

Smith, Kevin E. Forthcoming. Book Review: Native Languages of the Southeastern United States. Tennessee Historical Quarterly.

Smith, Kevin E. Forthcoming. Book Review: Early Art of the Southeastern Indians: Feathered Serpents and Winged Beings and Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South. Tennessee Historical Quarterly.

Smith, Kevin E. with Michael Moore, Emanuel Breitburg and Mary Beth Trubitt. 2006. "One Hundred Years of Archaeology at Gordontown: A Fortified Mississippian Town in Middle Tennessee," Southeastern Archaeology, 25 (1).

Smith, Kevin E. with James V. Miller. 2006. "Speaking with the Ancestors: Mississippian Stone Statuary of the Tennessee-Cumberland Style,"; University of Alabama Press.

Smith, Kevin E. with M.C. Moore and S.T. Rogers. 2005. "Early Investigations at the Brentwood Library Site," in M. Moore (ed.), The Brentwood Library Site: A Mississippian Town on the Little Harpeth River, Williamson County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 15.

Smith, Kevin E . with M.C. Moore. 2005. "Ceramic Artifact Descriptions," in M. Moore (ed.), The Brentwood Library Site: A Mississippian Town on the Little Harpeth River, Williamson County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 15.

Smith, Kevin E. with M.C. Moore. 2005. "Cultural Material from the 1882 Jarman Farm Investigations Sponsored by the Peabody Museum," in M. Moore (ed.), The Brentwood Library Site: A Mississippian Town on the Little Harpeth River, Williamson County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 15.

Smith, Kevin E. with M.C. Moore. 2005. "Commentary on Two Stone Statues Reported from the Jarman Farm Site," in M. Moore (ed.), The Brentwood Library Site: A Mississippian Town on the Little Harpeth River, Williamson County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 15.

Smith, Kevin E. with D. Brock and C. Hogan. 2004. "Interior Incised Plates and Bowls from the Nashville Basin of Tennessee," Tennessee Archaeology 1(1):49-57.

Smith, Kevin E. 2002. "Tennessee Radiocarbon Dates (List Version 1.0)," Tennessee Anthropologist, 24, 1-2, 1-45.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 2001. "Historical Perspective of the Rutherford-Kizer Site," in M. Moore and Kevin E. Smith (eds.), Archaeological Excavations at the Rutherford-Kizer Site: A Mississippian Mound Center in Sumner County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 13.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 2001. "Ceramic Artifact Descriptions," in M. Moore and Kevin E. Smith (eds.), Archaeological Excavations at the Rutherford-Kizer Site: A Mississippian Mound Center in Sumner County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 13.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 2001. "Cultural Materials from the 1878 Curtiss Excavation," in M. Moore and Kevin E. Smith (eds.), Archaeological Excavations at the Rutherford-Kizer Site: A Mississippian Mound Center in Sumner County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 13.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 2001. "Summary Remarks," in M. Moore and Kevin E. Smith (eds.), Archaeological Excavations at the Rutherford-Kizer Site: A Mississippian Mound Center in Sumner County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 13.

Smith, Kevin E. 2001. "Human Figurines as Messengers: Communication with Past, Present and Future Cultures," in T. Stocker & C. Charlton (eds.), The New World Figurine Project, Vol. 2, Provo, UT, Research Press.

Smith, Kevin E. 2000. "Bledsoe Station: Archaeology, History and the Interpretation of the Middle Tennessee Frontier, 1770-1820," Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 59, 3, 174-187.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 1999. "'Through Many Mississippian Hands': Late Prehistoric Exchange in the Middle Cumberland Valley, in E. Peacock & S. Brookes (eds.), Raw Materials and Exchange in the Mid-South, Archaeology Report No. 29, Jackson: Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History.

Smith, Kevin E. 1998. "Cherokee Phoenix," in C. West (ed.), The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press.

Smith, Kevin E. 1998. "Sequoyah," in C. West (ed.), The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press.

Smith, Kevin E. 1998. "Mound Bottom," in C. West (ed.), The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press.

Smith, Kevin E. 1998. "Thruston, Gates P., Collection of Vanderbilt University," in C. West (ed.), Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press.

Smith, Kevin E. 1998. "Myer, William Edward," in C. West (ed.), Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press.

Smith, Kevin E. 1998. "Duck River Temple Mounds," in C. West (ed.), Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press.

Smith, Kevin E. 1998. "Gordontown in Historical Perspective," in M. Moore & E. Breitburg (eds.), Gordontown: Salvage Archaeology at a Mississippian Town in Davidson County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 11.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Trubitt. 1998. "The Gordontown Ceramic Assemblage from a Regional Perspective," in M. Moore & E. Breitburg (eds.), Gordontown: Salvage Archaeology at a Mississippian Town in Davidson County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 11.

Smith, Kevin E. 1998. Editor, Tennessee Anthropologist.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 1996. "Mississippian Settlement and Community Patterns on the Cumberland River, Tennessee: Recent Investigations of Small Mississippian Settlements," in R. Walling, C. Wharey & C. Stanley (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Mid-South Archaeological Conference, Memphis: Panamerican Consultants, Inc.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 1996. The Hooper Site (40DV234), A Mississippian Village in Davidson County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Miscellaneous Publication No. 3.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 1995. "Borrow Pits and Archaeological Sites: Case Studies and a Report on the Armes Site (40DV444)," Tennessee Anthropologist, 20, 1, 1-15.

Smith, Kevin E. with S. Hoyal. 1995. "Site File Management in the Electronic Age: Future Directions in Tennessee," in D. Anderson & V. Horak, Archaeological Site File Management: A Southeastern Perspective, Atlanta: Interagency Archaeological Services Division.

Smith, Kevin E. 1994. "Potash from Pyramids: Reconstructing Degraffenreid [40Wm4]- A Mississippian Mound-Complex in Williamson County, Tennessee," Tennessee Anthropologist, 19, 2, 92-113.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 1994. "Excavation of a Mississipian Farmstead at the Brandywine Pointe Site, Cumberland River Valley, Tennessee," Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology, 19, 2, 198-222.

Smith, Kevin E. with C. Stripling and M. Moore. 1993. "The Brick Church Business Park Site (40Dv301): Salvage Excavations at a Mississippian Hamlet," Tennessee Anthropologist, 18, 2, 94-116.

Smith, Kevin E. 1993. "Archaeology at Old Town [40Wm2]: A Mississippian Mound-Village Center in Williamson County, Tennessee," Tennessee Anthropologist, 18, 1, 27-44.

Smith, Kevin E. with S. Ruple. 1993. "Prehistoric Artifacts from the Fort Southwest Point Site 1984-1986 Excavations," in S. Smith (ed.), Fort Southwest Point Archaeological Site, Kingston, Tennessee: A Multidisciplinary Interpretation, Nashville, Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series 9.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore. 1993. A Report of the 1992 Archaeological Investigations at the Brandywine Pointe Site (40DV247), Davidson County, Tennessee, Nashville: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Reports of Investigations No. 9.

Smith, Kevin E. with M. Moore and M. Norton. 1992. "Upland Archaeology in the Central Basin: Results of Limited Test Excavations at Site 40DV256," Tennessee Anthropologist, 17, 2, 131-155.

Smith, Kevin E. 1991. "The Mississippian Figurine Complex and Symbolic Systems of the Southeastern United States," in T. Stocker (ed.), The New World Figurine Project, Provo: Research Press.